Protecting Your Intellectual Property Seminar

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  • Location: Sajen Legal Offices, Mooloolaba, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland
Minister for Small Business, Information Technology Policy and Multicultural Affairs
The Honourable Chris Cummins


In the lead up to Small Business Week, Wotif business guru Graeme Wood is encouraging small business owners to make the most of support services provided by the Beattie Government through 19 State Development Centres across Queensland.

The head of Australia's most popular accommodation website, Mr Wood said support provided by the Department of State Development, Trade and Innovation was helping Queensland companies like succeed and thrive nationally and internationally.

"This support is especially pertinent in today's competitive business climate," he said.

Small Business Minister Chris Cummins said a program of events for the government's inaugural Small Business Week, from Sunday 30th July to Saturday 5th August, was now available at

"We'll be celebrating the achievements and contributions of small business to the Queensland economy and communities and offering a state wide program of workshops and seminars, as well as a full day conference promoting information and communications technology," he said.

"Small Business Week kicks off with the presentation of the new Small Business Photographic Awards at Girder at Teneriffe in Brisbane.

"Entries to the awards close on the 10th July, so I encourage Queenslanders to submit images celebrating the state's small businesses, for a chance to win the Open Award worth $10,000 or the Premier's Smart Small Business or the Minister's Outstanding Spirit in Small Business awards, both of which offer $1,500 worth of photographic equipment.

"The competition is open to professional and non-professional photographers and guidelines and nomination forms are available at"

Mr Cummins said the Growing Your Business - The ICT Factor one-day conference for small business operators would be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday 31st July.

"Growing Your Business - The ICT Factor will encourage small business operators to get the most out of information and communications technology," he said.

"For registration forms and the conference program, go to:

"Events being held during Small Business Week include:

  • A Muslim Business Network Breakfast at Mt Gravatt from 7 - 9 am on Tuesday 1st August at Roma Restaurant;
  • A Small Business Week Entrepreneurs Luncheon from 11.30am-3.30pm on Wednesday 2nd August at Chifley at Lennons, Brisbane;
  • The 2006 Franchising and Business Opportunities Expo from 4-6 August at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre;
  • The Quest Business Achievers City News Awards at 7pm on Friday 4th August at Tivoli Restaurant, Bowen Hills;
  • The launch of the Growing Regional Business Initiative on Wednesday 2nd August in Cairns and Townsville and Thursday 3rd August in Mackay;
  • A Business Networking Breakfast from 7.30 - 9 am on Monday 31st July at the Caboolture RSL;
  • A Food & Beverage Export Workshop from 2-3 August at the Highfields Cultural Centre, Highfields, Toowoomba; and,
  • A Protecting Your Intellectual Property Seminar from 5.30 - 7. 30 pm on Tuesday 1st August at Sajen Legal Offices in Mooloolaba."

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